The incident took place Sunday on board a plane which had just landed in San Juan, Puerto Rico from Newark, New Jersey.
A guest sitting near the back of the aircraft captured video of the shocking fight, which begins with the woman – recognized as Nyasy Veronique Payne – yelling at a male in a white tee shirt.
Payne – who is wearing a mask around her chin – punches an airline company worker who is attempting to stop a physical clash from unfolding.
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A female has actually been tasered by authorities during a wild brawl which broke out on a Spirit Airlines flight since she apparently refused to use a face mask
‘ Stop! Stop! Cool down!’ another individual on board can be heard screaming, as several other individuals push and push in the aisle.
Payne is then seen going up and over a row of seats in an effort to physically face the male in the white t-shirt
The man and his pals throw numerous punches before an official tasers Payne.
According to CBS press reporter David Begnaud, cops say Payne ‘provoked an event by acting in what witnesses called an agressive, hostile, & defiant habits’.
Payne is seen climbing and over a row of seats in an effort to physically challenge the male in the white t-shirt.
Other travelers say Payne and her three travel companions had been declining to place on their face masks and were moving about the plane when the seat belt indication was on.
When the airplane landed, flight attendants supposedly called police onto the aircraft to speak with the group.
At that point, another traveler claims a group of men ‘began screaming homophobic and racial slurs’ at Payne and her companions.
Among the males allegedly tossed the very first punch, which was not caught on video camera.
Payne was arrested by Puerto Rico cops and taken off the airplane. She is presently being held in custody.
In current months, battles over face masks have actually ended up being an all-too-common incident on American aircrafts.
All United States airline companies state that passengers should cover their noses and mouths throughout the duration of the aircraft trips.
Spirit is understood for its ultra-strict face mask policy, where passengers must keep their faces covered from check-in through luggage claim.